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Facebook's 2017 Year In Review

By Press Release 6 December 2017

Facebook today announced its 2017 Year in Review, highlighting the top ways people came together on Facebook to support one another. FULL STORY >

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Facebook deploys new suicide prevention AI

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 November 2017

The social media platform has released a new set of AI tools designed to detect and assist users contemplating suicide. FULL STORY >

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Tencent eclipses Facebook by reaching $534 Billion valuation

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 November 2017

The Chinese company surpases Facebook's current valuation of $519 billion, being the first Asian organisation to breach the $500 billion mark. FULL STORY >

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Overcoming the Digital Skills Gap with Social Media Education

By Press Release 8 November 2017

With 13 million South Africans on Facebook, 2.68 million on Instagram and 7.4 million users on Twitter, social media marketing is a key tool for reaching new audiences and boosting sales for any business. FULL STORY >

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Facebook focuses on connecting Africa at AfricaCom Cape Town 2017

By Press Release 8 November 2017

As part of Facebook's mission to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together, the Facebook connectivity and platform partnerships team will be on the ground in Cape Town at AfricaCom 2017 from... FULL STORY >

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Facebook Live adds real-time screen sharing

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 October 2017

The native functionality now replaces what third party software was once required for. FULL STORY >

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Facebook Watch goes live for users in the United States

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 September 2017

The social media platform's video hub is now live in the States, with heaps more content expected in coming months. FULL STORY >

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Facebook introduces Watch as its redesigned video platform

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 August 2017

Featuring original content from Facebook, as well as shows from others, the social media company has begun its bid to take on TV with its new platform - Watch. FULL STORY >

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Facebook to begin testing out ads in Messenger app worldwide

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 July 2017

The social media company has confirmed plans to expand beta testing on home screen ads in Facebook Messenger. FULL STORY >

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Two billion people coming together on Facebook

By Press Release 28 June 2017

There are now two billion people connecting and building communities on Facebook every month, according to the social media platform. FULL STORY >

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Facebook chooses 60 finalists in Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

By Press Release 17 May 2017

Facebook has selected 60 finalists from the hundreds of entries it received from across the Middle East and Africa for the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. FULL STORY >

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Facebook reportedly working on 24 shows to premiere next month

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 May 2017

The new shows could start airing as early as mid-June. FULL STORY >

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Facebook's Instant Games on Messenger rolling out to all app users

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 May 2017

If you open up Facebook Messenger, you'll soon be able to play some Instant Games. FULL STORY >

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Facebook rolls out Messenger Lite to 132 additional countries

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 April 2017

The scaled down version of Facebook's Messenger app is now making its way to a further 132 countries. FULL STORY >

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Intel and Facebook collaborate to boost Caffe2 performance on Intel CPU’s

By Press Release 26 April 2017

By Andres Rodriguez and Niveditha Sundaram FULL STORY >

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What was the top tech news story of 2017?
Bitcoin's surge (6 votes)
The rise of A.I. (2 votes)
The WannaCry ransomware attack (1 votes)
#DataMustFall (2 votes)
The iPhone X gets unveiled (6 votes)
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The Nintendo Switch is released (1 votes)
The success of SpaceX (3 votes)